What is august?

  • (noun): The month following July and preceding September.
    Synonyms: Aug
    See also — Additional definitions below

August

August (i/ˈɔːɡʊst/ AW-guust) is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days.

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1886 - Deaths - July–December
1811) August 9 – Samuel Ferguson, Northern Irish poet and artist (b. 1810) August 11 – Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843) August 16 – Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Indian spiritual figure (b ...
9th Connecticut Regiment Infantry - Subsequent Service in Louisiana and Virginia
... Williams was killed under a Confederate charge on August 5 ... The final veterans were mustered out in August 1865 ... of Honor for his actions at Baton Rouge in August 1862 ...
1932 - August
... August – A farmers' revolt begins in the Midwestern United States ... August 1 – The second International Polar Year, an international scientific collaboration, begins ... August 2 – The first positron is discovered by Carl D ...
August Symbols
... August's birthstone is the peridot or onyx Its birth flower is the gladiolus or poppy, meaning beauty, strength of character, love, marriage and family ... The zodiac signs in August are Leo (until August 22)and Virgo (from August 23 onward) ...
95th Bomb Group - History - Lineage
... January 1942 Activated on 15 June 1942 Redesignated 95 Bombardment Group, Heavy, on 20 August 1943 Inactivated on 28 August 1945 Redesignated 95 Bombardment ... inactivated, on 25 June 1966 Redesignated 95 Strategic Wing on 8 August 1966 Activated on 8 August 1966 ... Scheduled to replace the 4082d Strategic Wing on 2 August 1966 Organized on 2 August 1966 assuming the resources of the 4082d Strategic Wing (inactivated) Inactivated on 30 September 1976 Redesignated 95 Air Base Wing ...

More definitions of "august":

  • (adj): Of or befitting a lord.
    Example: "Of august lineage"
    Synonyms: grand, lordly

Famous quotes containing the word august:

    Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)

    The aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression.
    —French National Assembly. Declaration of the Rights of Man (drafted and discussed August 1789, published September 1791)

    In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.
    —J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)